Sluggish pitch worked against India; Australia exploited changing conditions by opting to bowl first. 

India's total limited due to a lack of noteworthy partnerships, barring a solitary half-century stand between Kohli and Rahul. 

India's dependable middle order crumbled; key players like Yadav and Iyer failed to make an impact, compounded by Rahul's slow performance. 

Ahmedabad pitch, drier than expected, impacted India's strategy; failure to adapt to slower conditions in the second innings. 

Excellent preparation and performance; Captain Cummins' calculated bowling adjustments countered India's early assault. 

Despite a strong start, India struggled to score boundaries, leading to a decreased run rate and making the target challenging. 

Australia's aggressive approach, notably by players like Travis Head, pressed the chase, making a difficult pursuit more manageable. 

Dew reduced spinners' efficacy; Australia capitalized on the damp ball, forming a strong alliance, especially through Head and Labuschagne. 

Dew reduced spinners' efficacy; Australia capitalized on the damp ball, forming a strong alliance, especially through Head and Labuschagne. 

Dew reduced spinners' efficacy; Australia capitalized on the damp ball, forming a strong alliance, especially through Head and Labuschagne. 

Australia's advantage in pitch conditions, aggressive batting, and strategic decisions shaped the match dynamics, leading to their victory.